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Dr Margherita Pieraccini

Dr Margherita Pieraccini

Dr Margherita Pieraccini
MA(Aberd), MPhil(Cantab), PhD(N'cle)

Lecturer in Law

Office 6.76
Wills Memorial Building,
Queens Road, Clifton BS8 1RJ
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+44 (0) 117 954 5349


Margherita joined the Law School in 2011. She was formerly a lecturer at the University of Exeter, Cornwall campus. She holds a joint honours degree in Anthropology and International Relations (Aberdeen, 2005), an MPhil from Cambridge in Social Anthropology (Cambridge, 2006) and a PhD in Environmental Law (Newcastle, 2010).

Her research is interdisciplinary and focuses on nature conservation law, common pool resources, legal pluralism and social-ecological resilience. Her PhD was part of the AHRC-funded Contested Common Land project (2007-2010).

In 2012 she was awarded a ESRC future research leaders grant for 3 years to carry out a socio-legal study on marine protected areas in the UK. Please see the project website at: 

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